The various types of activities which you can enjoy with all your friends include river rafting, rock climbing, and mountain biking and Angling. All of them have one thing in common; they can be enjoyed only with close friends or groups.
River Rafting: River Rafting in Beas River can be adventurous and at the same time quite exciting. As the inflatable raft moves through the rough waters of the river, you can feel the excitement inside you. This water sport gained immense popularity a few years ago. The rafting trip mainly starts from the Beas River, passes through the Jhiri section and ends at a place called Bajaura located in the Kullu district. The best time to visit is between the middle of April to the middle of June.
You can also visit the place at monsoons in order to enjoy the best of river rafting. Rafting guides as well as instructors always accompany the tourists on a river rafting.
Rock Climbing: This interesting sport is enjoyed by every tourist here. It includes very basic stages of rock climbing and is not difficult at all. One can use hand, feet and a basic safety rope to climb the steep and rocky slopes of the mountains. Even the experienced professionals can sharpen their skills of rock climbing by being under the close supervision of expert trainers. Though there is no specific time for visiting the place for rock climbing, but tourists should always visit between March to December as this is the period when the snow melts and the winter season starts to arrive. One can find many interesting rock climbing places in Vashist and Solang Valley.
Angling: If you want to try something different, then angling can be one of the activities in which you can indulge yourself in to. You can sit on the top of any mountainous rock with your angling rod and catch fishes. It is a totally different experience to enjoy fishing in River Beas. Some of the best spots for angling are Sarvari, Sainj, and Tirthan. Angling rods as well as other fishing equipments are available there.
Mountain Biking: Biking through the rough terrain slopes of Rohtang Pass, Ladakh and Spiti is very exciting. In order to enjoy biking, tourists mostly visit the place from June to September as this is the time of the year, when the snow is less and the roads are clear. Many local agencies are present here that provide cycles and biking gears.
Though there are many guest houses and hotels present here but Honeymoon Inn Manali is the best option for a comfortable stay. The hotel is easily accessible from the main bus stand of Manali as it is situated only at a distance of 1.5 kms. You can also get many auto rickshaws or Taxi which will drop you to the hotel.